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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

 
Canada: Foreign Product Alert: Health products were found to contain undeclared medicines
 
Health Canada announced that the following foreign health products have been found by regulators in other countries to contain undeclared drug ingredients that may pose serious health risks. The products are not authorized for sale in Canada and have not been found in the Canadian marketplace but it is possible they may have been brought into the country by travellers or purchased over the Internet.

The products were found to contain the following undeclared ingredients:

1) Unauthorized Weight Loss Products:
• Dynamizm Capsule, ENVY BP, Propell Platinum, and Xerophagy Capsules: undeclared sibutramine
• Eradicate Capsules: undeclared sibutramine and desmethylsibutramine
• Leisure Slimming capsules: undeclared sibutramine and phenolphthalein
• U Slimming and U Plus Slimming capsules: undeclared sibutramine, phenolphthalein, diclofenac, and lignocaine

2) Unauthorized Sexual Enhancement Products
• MMC Zang Ba Bao tablets, Sextra, Super Bull 6000 Herbal capsules, U.S. Black Gold tablets, Zlimxter Capsules: undeclared sildenafil
• Salute Capsules: undeclared sildenafil, thiosildenafil, and sulfoaildenafil

Consumers are advised to consult with a healthcare professional if they have health concerns related to the use of any of these products.

Please refer to the following website in Health Canada for details: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/../59048a-eng.php

In Hong Kong, the above products are not registered pharmaceutical products. Related news was previously issued by the US FDA and TGA, and was posted on the Drug Office website on 4 March, 18 March, 29 March, 30 March, 31 March, 1 April and 14 April 2016.

Ends/ Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Issued at HKT 13:00
 
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